Today In ‘Idol’: Past ‘Idol’ Winners (And Losers) Heat Up Las Vegas

Becky Bain | March 8, 2010 11:30 am

:: Season 8’s Nick Mitchell (aka Norman Gentle) is planning his own show in Las Vegas. Two other Idol winners will join him, and although the names haven’t been announced yet, we’re putting all our chips on Ruben Studdard and Taylor Hicks. [MJsbigblog]

:: An analysis of why John Park was sent packing, despite giving a better performance than the week before. (Short answer: voters are fickle.) [Foxes on Idol]

:: When it comes to continuing in the competition, everything about a contestant’s performance matters—especially the order in which they perform. [BuddyTV]

:: Haeley Vaughn has been off Idol less than a week and she’s already got her sights set on becoming the newest Hannah Montana-sized Disney star. [Idol Chatter]

:: Katharine McPhee will be sharing screentime with Joel McHale on this Thursday’s episode of Community, but if you want your McPheever fix right now, check out her appearance (with McHale, again) on E!’s The Soup Awards after the jump.  [via American Idolizing]

All this clip’s missing is spaghetti cat.